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Yachal (Psalm 147)

A songof delight and hope.









Yachal, Yachal We wait and hope Yachal, Yachal We stay
Yachal, Yachal We trust your love
Lai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai-dai-dai

Verse 1:

Rebuilding from the ruins Gathering the beloved scattered
Lai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai
Healing all the broken hearts Counting the stars, naming each one
Lai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai

Lai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai

Verse 2:

Sustaining all the needy Throwing evil to the ground
Lai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai
Sending gracious rain to the fields Feeding the bear and the raven when they cry
Lai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai

Lai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai

Verse 3:

It’s not the strength of horses Not the speed of the graceful athlete
Lai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai
It's the life lived in awe. It's the life lived in awe
Lai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai L

ai-dai-dai-dai-dai Dai-dai-dai

Words and music by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

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Please use only with permission.

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Yachal Charts

Only $10.00

Yachal Accompaniment Pack:

  • all charts above


  • original mp3 recording

  • powerpoint lyric slides

  • Two mp3 instrumental accompaniment tracks



                                          Accompaniment Pack


Yachal is on the "Hope Wait Stay" album. Album songbook available here.



Yachal Charts:

  • piano score

  • ​lead sheet

  • guitar/bass chart

  • 2 jpgs of congregational lines

  • songleader's notes

Sing it with your circle

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